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Hetalia Australia by Kittychan2005 Hetalia Australia by Kittychan2005
Ok I just started to get into Hetalia <3

And this [link] shows me that Australia is finnerly showing up in it (which makes me a very Happy Aussie Hetalia Fangirl <3

Sorry I sketch it on line paper ^^; I will leave this sketch like this till after They show us what his eyes and hair are in colour =3 OH look I put a Chibi USA and England in their too Hopful after my Trip to Japan I'll be able to sketch all the Hetalia chracters <3

And the other part I put this up is to put Up my home and birthplace history or some of it of what I've found that is the Correct timelines of it so it'll give me and maybe other fans some ideas as to How Australia may be in Hetalia <3

OK here some Australia History >

Aboriginal people dream on a timeless continent
Australia’s Aboriginal people were thought to have arrived here by boat from South East Asia during the last Ice Age, at least 50,000 years ago. At the time of European discovery and settlement, up to one million Aboriginal people lived across the continent as hunters and gatherers. They were scattered in 300 clans and spoke 250 languages and 700 dialects. Each clan had a spiritual connection with a specific piece of land. However, they also travelled widely to trade, find water and seasonal produce and for ritual and totemic gatherings.
Despite the diversity of their homelands - from outback deserts and tropical rainforests to snow-capped mountains – all Aboriginal people share a belief in the timeless, magical realm of the Dreamtime. According to Aboriginal myth, totemic spirit ancestors forged all aspects of life during the Dreamtime of the world’s creation. These spirit ancestors continue to connect natural phenomena, as well as past, present and future through every aspect of Aboriginal culture.

Britain arrives and brings its convicts
A number of European explorers sailed the coast of Australia, then known as New Holland, in the 17th century. However it wasn’t until 1770 that Captain James Cook chartered the east coast and claimed it for Britain. The new outpost was put to use as a penal colony and on 26 January 1788, the First Fleet of 11 ships carrying 1,500 people – half of them convicts – arrived in Sydney Harbour. Until penal transportation ended in 1868, 160,000 men and women came to Australia as convicts.
While free settlers began to flow in from the early 1790s, life for prisoners was harsh. Women were outnumbered five to one and lived under constant threat of sexual exploitation. Male re-offenders were brutally flogged and could be hung for crimes as petty as stealing. The Aboriginal people displaced by the new settlement suffered even more. The dispossession of land and illness and death from introduced diseases disrupted traditional lifestyles and practices.

Squatters push across the continent
By the 1820s, many soldiers, officers and emancipated convicts had turned land they received from the government into flourishing farms. News of Australia’s cheap land and bountiful work was bringing more and more boatloads of adventurous migrants from Britain. Settlers or ‘squatters’ began to move deeper into Aboriginal territories – often with a gun - in search of pasture and water for their stock.
In 1825, a party of soldiers and convicts settled in the territory of the Yuggera people, close to modern-day Brisbane. Perth was settled by English gentlemen in 1829, and 1835 a squatter sailed to Port Phillip Bay and chose the location for Melbourne. At the same time a private British company, proud to have no convict links, settled Adelaide in South Australia.
Gold fever brings wealth, migrants and rebellion
Gold was discovered in New South Wales and central Victoria in 1851, luring thousands of young men and some adventurous young women from the colonies. They were joined by boat loads of prospectors from China and a chaotic carnival of entertainers, publicans, illicit liquor-sellers, prostitutes and quacks from across the world. In Victoria, the British governor’s attempts to impose order - a monthly licence and heavy-handed troopers - led to the bloody anti-authoritarian struggle of the Eureka stockade in 1854. Despite the violence on the goldfields, the wealth from gold and wool brought immense investment to Melbourne and Sydney and by the 1880s they were stylish modern cities.

Australia becomes a nation
Australia’s six states became a nation under a single constitution on 1 January 1901. One of the new national parliament’s first acts was to pass legislation, later known as the White Australia Policy, restricting migration to people of primarily European origin. This was dismantled progressively after the Second World War and today Australia is home to people from more than 200 countries.

Australians go to war
The First World War had a devastating effect on Australia. There were less than 3 million men in 1914, yet almost 400,000 of them volunteered to fight in the war. An estimated 60,000 died and tens of thousands were wounded. In reaction to the grief, the 1920s was a whirlwind of new cars and cinemas, American jazz and movies and fervour for the British Empire. When the Great Depression hit in 1929, social and economic divisions widened and many Australian financial institutions failed. Sport was the national distraction and sporting heroes such as the racehorse Phar Lap and cricketer Donald Bradman gained near-mythical status.
During the Second World War, Australian forces made a significant contribution to the Allied victory in Europe, Asia and the Pacific. The generation that fought in the war and survived came out of it with a sense of pride in Australia’s capabilities.

New Australians arrive to a post-war boom
After the war ended in 1945, hundreds of thousands of migrants from across Europe and the Middle East arrived in Australia, many finding jobs in the booming manufacturing sector. Many of the women who took factory jobs while the men were at war continued to work during peacetime.
Australia’s economy grew throughout the 1950s with major nation-building projects such as the Snowy Mountains Hydroelectric Scheme in the mountains near Canberra. International demand grew for Australia’s major exports of metals, wools, meat and wheat and suburban Australia also prospered. The rate of home ownership rose dramatically from barely 40 per cent in 1947 to more than 70 per cent by the 1960s.

Australia loosens up
Like many other countries, Australia was swept up in the revolutionary atmosphere of the 1960s. Australia’s new ethnic diversity, increasing independence from Britain and popular resistance to the Vietnam War all contributed to an atmosphere of political, economic and social change. In 1967, Australians voted overwhelmingly ‘yes’ in a national referendum to let the federal government make laws on behalf of Aboriginal Australians and include them in future censuses. The result was the culmination of a strong reform campaign by both Aboriginal and white Australians.
In 1972, the Australian Labor Party under the idealistic leadership of lawyer Gough Whitlam was elected to power, ending the post-war domination of the Liberal and Country Party coalition. Over the next three years, his new government ended conscription, abolished university fees and introduced free universal health care. It abandoned the White Australia policy, embraced multiculturalism and introduced no-fault divorce and equal pay for women. However by 1975, inflation and scandal led to the Governor-General dismissing the government. In the subsequent general election, the Labor Party suffered a major defeat and the Liberal–National Coalition ruled until 1983.

Since the 1970s
Between 1983 and 1996, the Hawke–Keating Labor governments introduced a number of economic reforms, such as deregulating the banking system and floating the Australian dollar. In 1996 a Coalition Government led by John Howard won the general election and was re-elected in 1998, 2001 and 2004. The Liberal–National Coalition Government enacted several reforms, including changes in the taxation and industrial relations systems. In 2007 the Labor Party led by Kevin Rudd was elected with an agenda to reform Australia’s industrial relations system, climate change policies, and health and education sectors.

AND NOW FOR the TIMELINE>>>>
Year Details
50,000 BC The first 10000 inhabitants are thought to have arrived in Australia.
42,000 BC Aboriginal engravings dating back to this time have been found in South Australia.
35,000 BC Aborigines are thought to have reached the southernmost part of the continent�what is now Tasmania.
1606 (March) The Dutch ship Duyfken, under Captain Willem Janszoon, explores the western coast of Cape York Peninsula. The first recorded landfall by a European on Australian soil.
1606 (August) Portuguese seaman Luis Vaez de Torres sails through the Torres Strait, between Australia and New Guinea, along the latter's southern coast. He may well have sighted the northernmost extremity of Australia, although this is not recorded. Torres reported 'shoals', some of which may have been the northernmost atolls of the Great Barrier Reef. The name 'Coste Dangereuse', for the tropical Queensland coast, appears on French charts.
1616 Dutch captain Dirk Hartog in the Eendracht makes the second recorded landfall by a European, at Dirk Hartog Island on the western coast of Australia. Leaves behind the Hartog plate.
1623 Dutch captain Jan Carstensz navigates the Gulf of Carpentaria aboard the Pera and Arnhem. The Arnhem crosses the Gulf to reach and name Groote Eylandt.
1642 Dutch explorer Abel Tasman explores the west coast of Tasmania, lands on its east coast and names the island Anthoonij van Diemenslandt.
1688 English explorer William Dampier explores the west coast of Australia.
1696 Flemish explorer Willem de Vlamingh charts the south-western coast of Australia, making landfall at Rottnest Island and the site of the present-day city of Perth.
1770 English Lieutenant James Cook's expedition in HM Bark Endeavour charts the eastern coast.
1788 The First Fleet from England under Arthur Phillip arrives in Australia and founds first European settlement and penal colony at Sydney Cove (Sydney). New South Wales, according to Arthur Phillip's amended Commission dated 25 April 1787, includes "all the islands adjacent in the Pacific Ocean" and running westward to the 135th meridian. These islands included the current islands of New Zealand, which was administered as part of New South Wales.
1788 An English settlement is founded at Norfolk Island.
1792 Two French ships, La Recherche and L'Esp�rance, anchor in what was named Recherche Bay, near the southernmost point of Tasmania at a time when England and France were vying to be the first to discover and colonise Australia.
1804 A settlement is founded at Risdon on the Derwent River in Australia by Lieutenant Bowen.
1804 Castle Hill convict rebellion also known as the second Battle of Vinegar Hill
1804 The settlement is moved to Sullivan's Cove in Van Diemen's Land (now Hobart in Tasmania) by Colonel David Collins.
1806 Matthew Flinders completes the first circumnavigation of the continent.
1808 The Rum Rebellion
1813 Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth cross the Blue Mountains.
1817 John Oxley charts the Lachlan River.
1817 Australia's first bank the Bank of New South Wales opens in Macquarie Place, Sydney. (Became Westpac in 1982)
1818 Oxley charts the Macquarie River.
1824 A penal colony is founded at Moreton Bay, now the city of Brisbane.
1824 Bathurst and Melville Islands are annexed.
1825 New South Wales western border is extended to 129� E. Van Diemen's Land is proclaimed.
1828 Charles Sturt charts the Darling River.
1829 The whole of Australia is claimed as British territory. The settlement of Perth is founded. Swan River Colony is declared by Charles Fremantle for Britain.
1830 Sturt arrives at Goolwa, having charted the Murray River.
1831 Sydney Herald (later to become The Sydney Morning Herald) first published.
1832 Swan River Colony has its name changed to Western Australia.
1833 The penal settlement of Port Arthur is founded in Van Dieman's Land.
1835 John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner establish a settlement at Port Phillip, now the city of Melbourne.
1836 Province of South Australia proclaimed with its western border at 132� E.
1840 New Zealand is proclaimed and is no longer under New South Wales.
1845 Copper is discovered at Burra in South Australia.
1850 Western Australia becomes a penal colony.
1850 Australia's first university, the University of Sydney, is founded.
1851 Victoria separates from New South Wales.
1851 The Victorian gold rush starts when gold is found at Summerhill Creek and Ballarat.
1851 Forest Creek Monster Meeting of miners at Chewton near Castlemaine
1853 Bendigo Petition and Red Ribbon Rebellion at Bendigo
1854 The Eureka Stockade
1855 The transportation of convicts to Norfolk Island ceases.
1856 Van Diemen's Land name changed to Tasmania.
1857 Victorian Committee reported that a 'federal union' would be in the interests of all the growing colonies. However, there was not enough interest in or enthusiasm for taking positive steps towards bringing the colonies together.
1858 Sydney and Melbourne linked by Electric Telegraph.
1858 Australian football rules codified, Melbourne Football Club founded
1859 Queensland separates from New South Wales with its western border at 141� E.
1860 John McDouall Stuart reaches the centre of the continent. South Australian border changed from 132� E to 129� E.
1861 The ill-fated Burke and Wills expedition occurs.
1862 Stuart reaches Port Darwin, founding a settlement there. Queensland's western border is moved to 139� E.
1863 South Australia takes control of the Northern Territory which was part of the colony of New South Wales.
1867 The transportation of convicts to Western Australia ceases.
1867 Gold is discovered at Gympie, Queensland.
1872 Overland Telegraph Line linking Darwin and Adelaide opens.
1873 Uluru is first sighted by Europeans, and named Ayers Rock.
1879 The first congress of trade unions is held.
1880 The bushranger Ned Kelly is hung.
1880 Parliamentarians in Victoria become the first in Australia to be paid for their work.
1883 The opening of the Sydney-Melbourne railway
1883 Silver is discovered at Broken Hill
1887 An Australian cricket team is established, defeating Britain in the first Ashes series.
1889 The completion of the railway network between Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.
1889 Sir Henry Parkes delivers the Tenterfield Oration.
1890 The Australian Federation Conference calls a constitutional convention.
1891 A National Australasian Convention meets, agrees on adopting the name "the Commonwealth of Australia" and drafting a constitution.
1891 The first attempt at a federal constitution is drafted.
1891 The Convention adopts the constitution, although it has no legal status
1891 A severe depression hits Australia
1892 Gold is discovered at Coolgardie, Western Australia.
1893 The Corowa Conference (the "people's convention") calls on the colonial parliaments to pass enabling acts, allowing the election of delegates to a new constitutional convention aimed at drafting a proposal and putting it to a referendum in each colony.
1895 The premiers, except for those of Queensland and Western Australia, agree to implement the Corowa proposals.
1895 Waltzing Matilda is first sung in public, in Winton, Queensland
1895 Banjo Paterson publishes The Man from Snowy River
1896 The Bathurst Conference (the second "people's convention") meets to discuss the 1891 draft constitution
1897 In two sessions, the Second National Australasian Convention meets (with representatives from all colonies except Queensland present). They agree to adopt a constitution based on the 1891 draft, and then revise and amend it later that year.
1898 The Convention agrees on a final draft to be put to the people.
1898 After much public debate, the Victorian, South Australian and Tasmanian referendums are successful; the New South Wales referendum narrowly fails. Later New South Wales votes "yes" in a second referendum, and Queensland and Western Australia also vote to join.
1899 The decision is made to site the national capital in New South Wales, but not within 100 miles of Sydney.
1899 The Australian Labor Party holds office for a few days in Queensland, becoming the first trade union party to do so anywhere in the world.
1900 Several delegates visit London to resist proposed changes to the agreed-upon constitution.
1900 The constitution is passed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom as a schedule to the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act, and is given royal assent
1901 Australia becomes a federation on January 1. Edmund Barton becomes Prime Minister; Lord Hopetoun becomes Governor-General
1901 The first parliament meets in Parliament House, Melbourne
1902 The Franchise Act guarantees women the right to vote in federal elections (by this stage, most states had already done this). However, it excludes most non-European ethnic groups, including Aboriginal people.
1902 Breaker Morant is executed for having shot Boers who had surrendered
1903 The High Court of Australia is established with Samuel Griffith as the first Chief Justice.
1903 The Defence Act gives the federal government full control over the Australian Army
1903 Alfred Deakin elected Prime Minister
1904 A site at Dalgety, New South Wales chosen for the new national capital
1904 Chris Watson forms the first federal Labor (minority) government
1906 Australia takes control of south-eastern New Guinea
1908 Dorothea Mackellar publishes My Country
1908 The Dalgety proposal for the national capital is revoked, and Canberra is chosen instead
1909 The first powered airplane flight in Australia is made.
1910 Andrew Fisher forms the first federal majority Labor government.
1911 The Royal Australian Navy is founded
1911 The Northern Territory comes under Commonwealth control, being split off from South Australia
1911 The first national census is conducted.
1911 Australian Capital Territory proclaimed.
1912 Australia sends women to the Olympic Games for the first time
1912 Walter Burley Griffin wins a design competition for the new city of Canberra
1913 The foundation stone for the city of Canberra is put in place
1914 Australian soldiers are sent to the First World War. This was first time Australians had fought under the Australian flag.
1915 Australian soldiers land at Anzac Cove on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey
1915 Jervis Bay Territory comprising 6,677 hectares surrendered and becomes part of the Australia Capital Territory.
1915 Surfing is first introduced to Australia
1916 Hotels are forced to close at 6 p.m., leading to the beginning of the "six o'clock swill"
1916 The Returned Sailors� and Soldiers� Imperial League of Australia, the forerunner to the Returned and Services League is founded
1916 The Labor government under Billy Hughes splits over conscription. First referendum on conscription is rejected
1917 Second referendum on conscription is rejected
1918 First World War ends
1920 The airline Qantas is founded
1921 Edith Cowan becomes the first woman elected to an Australian parliament
1922 The Smith Family charity is founded in Sydney
1923 Vegemite is first produced
1926 The first Miss Australia contest is held
1927 The tenth parliament is formally opened in Canberra, finalising the move to the new capital
1928 Bert Hinkler makes the first successful flight from Britain to Australia, and Charles Kingsford Smith makes the first flight from the United States to Australia
1929 Western Australia celebrates its centenary
1929 Labor returns to office under James Scullin. The Great Depression hits Australia.
1930 Don Bradman scores a record 452 not out in one cricket innings
1930 Phar Lap wins his first Melbourne Cup
1931 Sir Douglas Mawson charts 4,000 miles of Antarctic coastline and claims 42% of the icy mass for Australia
1932 The Sydney Harbour Bridge opens
1932 the Labor government falls and Joseph Lyons becomes Prime Minister
1933 Western Australia votes at a referendum to secede from the Commonwealth, but the vote is ignored by both the Commonwealth and British governments
1936 The last Thylacine dies
1937 The radio series Dad and Dave begins
1938 Sydney hosts the Empire Games, the forerunner to the Commonwealth Games
1939 Australia enters the Second World War
1939 The first flight is made by an Australian-made warplane, the Wirraway
1939 Victoria is devastated by the Black Friday bushfires
1939 Lyons dies in office and is succeeded by Robert Menzies
1940 A team of scientists, under Howard Florey, develops penicillin
1941 Labor comes to power under John Curtin
1942-1943 Japanese planes make almost 100 attacks against sites in the Northern Territory, Western Australia and Queensland.
1942 National daylight saving is introduced as a war time measure.
1942 The UK Statute of Westminster is formally adopted by Australia. The Statute formally grants Australia (along with New Zealand, South Africa, and the Irish Free State) the right to pass laws that conflict with UK laws.
1943 Australia wins its first Oscar, with cinematographer Damien Parer being honoured for his coverage of the war
1944 The Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme is introduced, providing subsidised medicine to all Australians
1945 Australia becomes a founding member of the United Nations
1945 The Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race is held for the first time
1945 Curtin dies in office and is succeeded by Ben Chifley
1946 Minister for Immigration Arthur Calwell introduces the major post-war immigration scheme
1946 An Australian, Norman Makin, is voted in as the first President of the United Nations Security Council.
1948 Australian Minister for External Affairs, Dr. H. V. Evatt is elected President of the United Nations General Assembly.
1948 Australia becomes a signatory to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
1949 Construction of the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme begins
1949 Indigenous Australians who are eligible to vote in State Elections in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania are also given the right to vote in Federal Elections.
1949 The Nationality and Citizenship Act is passed. Rather than being identified as subjects of Britain, the Act established Australian citizenship for people who met eligibility requirements.
1949 Menzies returns to power as leader of the new Liberal Party
1950 Australian troops are sent to the Korean War, as well as to fight a communist insurgency in Malaya
1951 Australia signs the ANZUS treaty with the United States and New Zealand
1951 Voters reject a referendum to change the Constitution to allow the Menzies Government to ban the Communist Party
1952 First nuclear test conducted in Australian territory by the United Kingdom off the coast of Western Australia.
1954 Elizabeth II and Prince Philip make a royal visit; the Soviet diplomat Vladimir Petrov defects, leading to the Petrov Affair and another split in the Labor Party
1955 Hotels in New South Wales no longer have to close at 6 p.m., ending the "six o'clock swill"
1956 Melbourne holds the Summer Olympics
1959 The Sidney Myer Music Bowl is opened; Australia becomes a signatory to the International Antarctic Treaty. The Snowy Mountains Hydro scheme construction workforce peaks at 7,300.
1962 Indigenous Australians gain the right to vote in all states except Queensland; Australia enters the Vietnam War
1964 The Beatles tour Australia; 82 sailors die when HMAS Voyager sinks after being rammed by HMAS Melbourne; the editors of OZ magazine are charged with obscenity; PM Robert Menzies announces the reintroduction of compulsory military service for men 18-25
1965 Indigenous Australians gain right to vote in state of Queensland
1966 The ban on the employment of married women in the Commonwealth Public Service is lifted. Menzies retires as Australia's longest-serving Prime Minister and is succeeded by Harold Holt Decimal Currency introduced.
1967 Large areas of Hobart and south-eastern Tasmania are devastated by bushfires on 7 February that kill 62 people. Prime Minister Holt drowns and is succeeded by John Gorton. Aboriginal Australians gain the right to citizenship after a referendum to allow the federal government to legislate for them is supported by over 90% of the population. Sydney is rocked by a series of brutal underworld killings; talkback radio is introduced.British comedian Tony Hancock commits suicide in Sydney. Gough Whitlam becomes leader of the Labor Party
1968 Australia signs the nuclear non-proliferation treaty. Aboriginal boxing champion Lionel Rose defeats Masahiko "Fighting" Harada in Japan to become the world bantamweight champion. Australia's first liver transplant operation is performed in Sydney.
1969 French conceptual artist Christo 'wraps' Little Bay in Sydney. Renowned author-artists Norman Lindsay and May Gibbs die. The Australian production of the rock musical Hair premieres in Sydney. Top pop groups The Easybeats and The Twilights break up. Tim Burstall directs 2000 Weeks. The first all-Australian feature released since Charles Chauvel's Jedda in 1958.
1970 More than 200,000 people participate in the largest demonstrations in Australian history, against the Vietnam War
1971 Neville Bonner becomes the first Aboriginal to become an Australian Member of Parliament; John Gorton resigns and is succeeded by William McMahon
1971 The 1971 Springbok tour sparks protest all throughout Australia. Premier of Queensland Joh Bjelke-Petersen declares a state of emergency in QLD in response to escalating protest.
1972 The Commonwealth Arbitration Commission rules that women doing the same job as men have the right to be paid the same wage.
1972 The first Labor government since 1949 is elected under the leadership of Gough Whitlam
1972 Australia recognises the People's Republic of China
1973 The Sydney Opera House is opened
1973 The federal voting age is dropped from 21 to 18
1973 Unionists save the historic "The Rocks" area of Sydney from demolition by introducing "Green Bans"
1973 Patrick White becomes the first Australian to win the Nobel Prize for Literature
1974 Darwin is devastated by Cyclone Tracy. The Snowy Mountain Hydro scheme is completed. More than 100,000 people worked on the project in the period of construction from 1949 to 1974.
1975 A constitutional crisis occurs when Malcolm Fraser's opposition blocks supply, bringing the nation to a standstill until Governor-General John Kerr dismisses Prime Minister Gough Whitlam. Fraser wins elections and becomes Prime Minister
1975 The Privy Council (Appeals from the High Court) Act removes the right to appeal High Court decisions to the British Privy Council. Appeals to the Privy Council direct from State Supreme Courts remain until 1988.
1975 South Australia becomes the first state in Australia to legalise homosexuality between consenting adults in private.
1976 The Australian Capital Territory legalises homosexuality between consenting adults in private.
1977 Advance Australia Fair becomes Australia's official national anthem
1978 The First Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras kicks off in Sydney - People were arrested.
1979 Australian women win the right to maternity leave
1979 Kakadu National Park and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park are both proclaimed.
1981 Victoria legalises homosexuality between consenting adults in private and also is the first State in Australia to have a uniform age of consent for everyone in Australia.
1982 Commonwealth Games held in Brisbane. New South Wales Bbecomes the first state in Australia to outlaw discrimination in the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 on the basis of actual or perceived homosexuality.
1983 Australia wins the America's Cup; Bob Hawke defeats Fraser and leads Labor back to government
1984 New South Wales and the Northern Territory legalises homosexuality between consenting adults {over 18 only} in private.
1985 The government grants the freehold title of a large area of land in central Australia, including prominent landmarks Uluru and Kata Tjuta, to the Mutitjulu people, who in turn give them a 99-year lease
1986 The Australia Act removes the right of appeal from State courts to the British Privy Council, making the High Court the final court of appeal in Australia. The Act also removes all remaining rights of the UK parliament to pass law for Australia. Anita Cobby Murder in Sydney. Russell Street Bombing in Melbourne.
1987 Hoddle Street Massacre kills 7 victims and injures 19, Queen Street Massacre kills 8 victims and injures 5.
1988 Australia celebrates its bicentenary, with large celebrations and major funding for capital works projects The new Parliament House opens.
1989 Western Australia legalises homosexuality between consenting adults {over 21 only} in private. Newcastle Earthquake kills 13 people. ACT gains Self-Government. Fast Forward debuts on T.V
1991 Queensland legalises homosexuality between consenting adults in private and also maintains a Sodomy Law for people under 18.
1991 Prime Minister Bob Hawke is replaced by Paul Keating
1991 Seven people die in the Strathfield massacre
1991 Prominent heart surgeon Victor Chang is gunned down
1991 The Coode Island chemical storage facility in Melbourne explodes, leaving a toxic cloud hanging over the city for days
1992 New South Wales Premier Nick Greiner resigns after a corruption inquiry finds against him
1992 The High Court delivers the Mabo Decision, which rules that indigenous native title does exist. This effectively extinguishes the concept of terra nullius.
1993 Keating defeats John Hewson in an election that had been widely described as being "unwinnable" for him; the Australian Greens stand candidates for the first time and Norfolk Island decriminalizes homosexuality [citation needed]
1994 All sexualities are legal between two adults consenting in Private - because of the Human Rights (Sexual Conduct) Act 1994. [1]
1995 The Northern Territory legalises voluntary euthanasia, but it is overruled by the federal government when Liberal MP Kevin Andrews proposes the Euthanasia Laws Bill 1996
1996 The High Court hands down the Wik Decision, which holds that indigenous native title can survive the granting of pastoral leases.
1996 Liberal John Howard becomes Prime Minister, defeating Paul Keating after a record 13 years of Labor government
1996 All Australian states and territories agree to introduce uniform gun laws following the deaths of 35 people in the Port Arthur massacre
1997 Expelled Liberal MP Pauline Hanson forms the One Nation Party
1997 On the 1 May 1997 Tasmania finally legalises homosexuality between consenting adults in private after a nine-year battle, the last Australian state to do so, also maintaining a law so there is 'constituting no defence' for any person who practices anal sex with another person under 17 (12 with a two year gap and 15 with a three year gap).
1997 Eighteen people die when the Bimbadene and Carinya Lodges collapse at Thredbo Alpine Village at 11.30 p.m. on 30 July
1998 A major strike results when Patrick Stevedores attempt to introduce non-union labour to reduce the influence of the Maritime Union of Australia
1998 The Australian Stock Exchange is demutualized and floated as a public company, becoming the world�s first stock exchange to be listed on an exchange.
1999 Both houses of the federal parliament pass a motion signifying both recognition of and regret at past treatment of indigenous Australians.
1999 A referendum on changing to a republic is unsuccessful
1999 Australian soldiers are deployed to East Timor as part of the INTERFET peacekeeping force
2000 Sydney holds the Summer Olympics.
2001 John Howard is re-elected after the Tampa affair and Children overboard affair occur as part of a crackdown on illegal immigration
2001 Western Australia now has a Uniform Age Of Consent at 16 for Everyone.
2002 On 12 October 2002 bombs explode in a Bali nightclub and bar killing 202 people, including 88 Australians.
2003 Australian military deployed to participate in the Iraq War.
2003 The Northern Territory now has a uniform Age Of Consent set at 16 for everyone.
2003 New South Wales becomes the last State to have a Uniform Age of Consent at 16 for Everyone.
2004 A bomb explodes outside the Australian embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia.
2004 The John Howard led conservative Liberal and National Party coalition wins its fourth term in office after defeating the Mark Latham lead Australian Labor Party at the federal election.
2005 Sixteen people are charged with planning terrorist attacks in Sydney and Melbourne
2005 Sydney beachside suburb of Cronulla sees racially charged riots.
2006 The Commonwealth Games are held in Melbourne.
2006 Australian Forces are again deployed to East Timor to help stabilize the country.
2007 Australian Forces are brought home from East Timor.

GASP *sorry to much inforemation But at least it's correct at lease *faints*

I hope you injoy it!
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sherbetkitty Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014
heheh! good too finally see another aussie on her!

just a little info, they discovered bones that date back to around 60,000-75,000 years.

and keep in mind that ancient Egypt only rose to power 10,000 years ago. the aborigine's WERE and are the oldest living cizvalitzation.

they estimated Australia supported about 8 BILLION LIVES ( before the red coats came) and people would live around 90 plus years.

on the north island of New Zealand, it was common for the moari to live over 100 years. there was no disease AT ALL.


hope that people learned something from this!
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Kittychan2005 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome and Hi

Hope they do too
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sherbetkitty Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014
thank you~
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Kittychan2005 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
your welcome =D
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sherbetkitty Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014
sorry , forgot this,


australia was litteraly terra nullius.


the land belonging to no one.


that is what captain cook said when he first came here.
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Dat history tho..... :iconaustraliaplz: :iconreadingbookplz:
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Kittychan2005 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
XD thanks
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NihataYukiwa Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012
Aussie-kun is my fav
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Kittychan2005 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
he's mine too
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SMIGGLE
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